School News


RCPS: Furlough days, no pay increases next year

School officials say staff should expect furlough days and no pay increases next school year.

Newton schools expect more funding

The Newton County School System expects increased tax collections that bettered its projections.

Superintendent not satisfied with Alcovy High applicants

The Newton County School System and the Newton County Board of Education are continuing a search for a permanent principal for Alcovy High School next school year.

Parents, employees weigh in on superintendent qualifications

Nearly 1,000 NCSS parents, employees and other Newton County residents took the online survey earlier this year.

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Newton Schools narrows list to 3 for superintendent post

Newton County School System has narrowed the applicants down to three for the position of superintendent.

Clements Middle School -- Honor Roll

Clements Middle School — First Semester Honor Roll

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Piloted school security system to expand over years

A school security system that is being piloted in a few Newton County schools this year is expected to expand over the next few years.

Covington man killed in accident with school bus on Hwy. 36

A Newton County school bus was involved in a head-on collision on Ga. Highway 36 that left a person dead in another vehicle.

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Flint Hill students get special gift from soldiers

Students at Flint Hill Elementary School wrote letters to soldiers in Afghanistan earlier this school year, and they received letters and a flag in return.

School lunch prices to increase again

Local school lunch prices will increase again due to a federal mandate.

Newton Schools testing director plans to leave this school year

Dr. Carl Skinner, director of Testing, Research and Evaluation for NCSS, has resigned, effective July 1.

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Newton schools honored for serving more local food

The Newton County School System was one of 25 school districts in the state honored for increasing the amount of local food served to students.

Newton County Voters approve SPLOST extension

Voters headed to the polls Tuesday to cast a vote for the education SPLOST IV referendum.

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A fresh start: School group tours new Newton High

A group toured the new Newton High School last week.

Georgia PSC won't investigate former Alcovy principal

The Georgia Professional Standards Commission won't investigate former Alcovy High School principal LaQuanda Carpenter.